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07/27/2012 11:47AM   (Thread Older Than 3 Years)
I have been trying to find wilderness first aid training outside of the twin cities. Anyone know of any? I'm in the Brainerd area. Doesn't need to be this summer; any time in the next year is fine. I'm just not finding anything outside of Mpls. Thanks.
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07/27/2012 06:24PM  
Check with your local BSA council. WFA is now a requirement for Scout troops doing high adventure trips. My last class was only $40.
07/27/2012 07:24PM  
Try Outward Bound in Ely... Great place to take the course. I did my WFR there.
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07/27/2012 11:26PM  
my friend teaches it in Duluth:
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07/31/2012 04:06PM  
NOLS also offers them throughout the US. Check here: Wilderness First Aid Courses
07/31/2012 04:23PM  
Thanks for the suggestions everyone! I have been checking the sites and hope to find one in outstate MN before next summer :)
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